Echelon Reflect 50” Mirror Review 2020

The Echelon Reflect 50” is a workout mirror that projects classes and training content in your own home. When not in use, it looks like a regular mirror, but when activated, it displays personal-trainer led classes and workouts that can be done at any time. This innovative equipment is one…

Bowflex M6 Trainer Review – 2020

The Bowflex M6 Trainer is a full body fitness tool that features a stair stepper motion with an elliptical feel for low impact training. Stair steppers torch tons of calories, but they are often exhausting to use and can cause a bit of hip and/or knee discomfort from all the…

Echelon Smart Rower Review – 2020

Echelon has made a name for themselves by offering tech-enhanced yet budget-friendly fitness equipment that rivals that of more expensive counterparts. The Echelon bike series provides several affordable alternatives to the Peloton bike, and now Echelon is emerging as a viable competitor in the rowing market with their quiet, magnetic…

ProForm HIIT Trainer Pro – 2020

The ProForm HIIT Trainer Pro is a multifunction trainer with both vertical and horizontal pedal motion and multi-position handles for both upper and lower body training. This HIIT trainer stands upright so it takes up much less floor space than a comparable elliptical machine. Built with a 30 pound flywheel…

NordicTrack RW200 Rower Review 2020

The NordicTrack RW200 is a simple, easy to use rower that folds up when not in use so it will fit comfortably into any workout program or space. Rowing is a great full body exercise that strengthens muscles in the legs as well as arms, back, and chest! It also…
Sole F85 Review + Pros & Cons (2020)

NordicTrack SE7i Elliptical Review – 2020

The NordicTrack SpaceSaver SE7i is a multi-function elliptical trainer with a rear drive that allows it to collapse down when not in use. The SE7i has a 7” touchscreen and smooth pedal motion with 18” span. This is an affordable, foldable option for a great low-impact workout. Who it’s For:…

Exercise Bike Pedals: Flat vs. Clipless

1. Flat pedals — or clipped pedals: are the standard flat pedals that work with any athletic shoe. These were originally called “clipped” pedals because of the cage or clip that wraps around the front side of the pedal. 2. Clipless pedals: are a molded pedal that locks to a cleat on…

ProForm 750R Rower Review – 2020

The ProForm 750R is a great in-home rower that offers many of the features found on more expensive rowers at a lower price point. The 750R features a 5” high-contrast display console, but it also has a tablet holder with adjustable clip that lifts out of the top of the…

What is the Flywheel on an Exercise Bike?

Have you come across the terms describing bike flywheels as: inertia-enhanced, perimeter weighted or a freewheel? Let’s look into flywheel design, weight, and features to help you understand how they function in an exercise bike. How a Flywheel Works The flywheel is the heavy weighted wheel on an indoor bike…

What is Magnetic Resistance on an exercise bike?

There are two main types of resistance on an exercise bike: Friction Resistance and Magnetic Resistance. Friction resistance is less expensive and often found on lower-priced bikes. Magnetic resistance is quiet but more expensive to manufacture, so it’s often found on upgraded bikes. Let’s take a closer look at both.…